Your time is gonna come

Fans of the immortal rock band Led Zeppelin will love this event when the Columbus Association of the Performing Arts performs the group’s debut work, Led Zeppelin I, in a concert on Sunday, January 24. The performance is designed to be an exact recreation, note for note, of the classic album, including iconic songs like

Party hard at Papa’s

Wanna rock out in the new year? Be sure to plan a stop at Papa’s Tavern this month, featuring live music from a couple of Toledo’s best bands. On January 9, cover band 2 Left Missing will fill the night with their own edgy spin on classic hits. January 15 will see Jeff Tucker will

Saluting a Legend: Toledo’s Tropic Bombs remember a fallen friend

  Vocalist/Drummer Ryan Wayton in Tropic Bombs’ home studio. Image courtesy of Tanner Wertz. Toledo has a rich history of local, regional, and national acts playing venues all across town like Frankie’s Inner-City, The Ottawa Tavern, Headliners, The Omni, etc. This history would not be complete without the Rock/Reggae/Funk powerhouse Tropic Bombs, who was awarded

Home for the Holidays: Crystal Bowersox returns to perform with TSO

It’s good to come home. Singer-songwriter and American Idol alum Crystal Bowersox hasn’t been able to visit northwest Ohio much recently. She dropped in this fall to (very) briefly see family, but has mostly been spending 2020 sequestered in Nashville, her current home. On December 19, Bowersox will make a big return to the Glass

Screaming Heathens to rock around the Christmas season

One of Toledo’s best party bands has a busy December as the Screaming Heathens—  made up of guitarist Zak Ward, drummer Allen Spencer, Chris Zielinski on bass and lead guitarist Jon Roth— will be playing at Dexter’s on Saturday, December 5 at 9pm, as well as Table Forty4 on Friday, December 18 and Saturday, December

Celebrate the holidays Peri-style

Don’t let 2020 make a Grinch out of you. Get into the Christmas spirit at the TMA Peristyle holiday pops concert, featuring the Toledo Symphony Orchestra performing a festive selection of seasonal music favorites, accompanied by a group of young musicians. And you didn’t hear this from us, but there’s a chance that Santa himself

Toledo According to Chris “Peapod” Daher

Chris “Peapod” Daher of the “On The Radar” Podcast and 100.7 The Zone. Image courtesy of Jake Weber. In June 2014, Chris “Peapod” Daher started “On The Radar” on radio station 100.7 The Zone to highlight Toledo’s music scene. In 2017, Peapod took the show to the podcast platform. In November, the 100th episode of

Hear the Song of the Earth from home

Composer Gustav Mahler’s symphony Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth) is widely considered his masterpiece. The Toledo Symphony will welcome mezzo-soprano Susan Platts and tenor Brandon Scott Russell to perform the piece on Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7. Limited seats are available for live attendance, and the performance will

My One and Only, for one night only

Husband and wife duo, Kassie and Benjamin Wilson, who comprise My One and Only, will make a stop at The Polish Ostrich on Saturday, November 7. Based out of Nashville, they have carved out a name for themselves among fans, with a sound that merges country and alternative folk-rock. Throw in their remarkable talent as

Music for Healing: Toledo’s Heavy Color scores documentary

Image courtesy of Jacob Knoblaugh Transcendent is a lofty word to apply to a piece of music, or its songwriters. But one really can’t resist the word when listening to a piece by Heavy Color— the Toledo-based avant-psychedelia/electronica duo made up of songwriters, producers and multi-instrumentalists Ben Cohen and Sam Woldenberg. Their newest release is

Live at the Hen House: Griffin Hines Farm hosts rocking band on Tuesdays

The Hen House Band rules a longtime area live music roost. The blues-rock quartet of Tony Shutters (guitar, harmonica and vocals), Rob Nollin (bass, vocals), Doug Wilhelm (guitar, vocals) and Mike Hennig (drums, vocals) performs every Tuesday from 6-9pm at Griffin Hines Farm, a legendary blues live music venue in Swanton. “We’re just there to